Lung Transplant – Survival Rate, Statistics, Criteria

A lung transplant is a procedure wherein one or both diseased lungs are replaced or transplanted by a healthy lung or lungs from a donor. Lung Transplant criteria The donor may either be someone who is brain dead but on life support, or two ...

Lumbar Puncture – Side Effects

Lumbar puncture is performed in the lumbar area of the lower back. It is also known as spinal tap. Lumbar puncture procedure involves insertion of a needle between two lumbar bones to get a cerebrospinal fluid sample. The spinal cord and the ...

Side Effects of Flu Shot

The Flu shot vaccine can be considered as an inactivated vaccine which means that it has the influenza virus which has been killed. The shot contain dead influenza virus is injected into the muscles of the body so as to stimulate a response ...

Depo Shot Side Effects

Let us go over through the side effects of depo shot.  It  is a birth control shot which involves injection of the progestin hormone to prevent pregnancy. Depo shot is also known by its brand name, Depo-Provera or is called DMPA, which is ...